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First Responders Children's Foundation - Vincent Bennett, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

$20,000

July 01, 2020

Awards Available: 1

  • Scholarship Description
  • Vincent Bennett, who passed away suddenly on September 19, 2013, was a Manager for Cisco Systems in Iselin, N.J. for 15 years, and an integral member of the First Responders Children’s Foundation’s inaugural Hero Awards Gala committee. The gala was near and dear to Vince’s heart as he came from a family of first responders. He was a member of the National Sheriffs Association and an associate member of the International Association of the Chiefs of Police. In Vince’s memory, this scholarship will honor one exceptional freshman each year with a four-year award.

    The applicant must have been conceived prior to the death or total and permanent disability of the eligible officer or firefighter. An applicant who is an adopted child must have been adopted by the eligible officer or firefighter prior to, or the adoption process must have begun prior to, the date of the death or total and permanent disability. An applicant who is a stepchild must have been listed as a dependent on the eligible officer or firefighter's federal and state income tax returns in the income tax years immediately prior to the death or total and permanent disability. Must be pursuing a bachelor's degree, associate's degree, or certificate at any accredited college, university or technical/vocational institution in the United States that participates in the federal financial aid programs offered through the U.S. Department of Education. Preference is given to students pursuing their first degree or certificate and must be enrolled as a full-time student during the entire academic year. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 38 E. 32nd street
  • Suite 602
  • New York, NY 10016
  • info@1stRCF.org
  • 646-822-4236

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